Manchester United on 26 February 2017 defeated Southampton 3-2 to grab the 2016–17 EFL Cup. The final match was played in London, United Kingdom.
Manchester United’s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice, including an 87th-minute winner, to lock the win of the club.
It is fifth League Cup for the Manchester United.
About Manchester United
• Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club.
• It is based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
• The club competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
• The club is nicknamed as "the Red Devils."
• The club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878. In 1902, its name was changed to Manchester United.
• The club has won a record 20 League Titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cups, five League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields.
• It has also won three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.
• In 1998–99, it became the first football club in the history of English football to achieve the treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
• For 2015-16, the club was the highest-earning football club in the world, with annual revenue of 689 million euro.
About EFL Cup
• The EFL Cup is also known as the League Cup.
• It is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
• It is organised by the English Football League (EFL).
• The competition is open to any club within the top four levels of the English football league system.
• The competition was first held in 1960–61 as the Football League Cup.
• It is one of the three top domestic football competitions in England, alongside the Premier League and FA Cup.
• Manchester City was the winner of the 2016 League Cup.
Who: Manchester United
What: Won 2016-17 EFL Cup
When: 26 February 2017
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